Qeexo, a software startup focusing on a mobile touch screen technology called FingerSense, raised $2.3 million in venture cash Thursday. The San Jose, Calif.-based startup was spun out of Carnegie Mellon
GPS can be useful when you're trying to navigate to that hot new bar -- as long as your travels don't take you somewhere its signal can't reach. A new so-called quantum positioning system could pick things
They want to test firing it from a ship in 2016, and again in 2018. In 2016, the U.S. Navy is going to test a railgun—a weapon that can repeatedly launch a projectile at more than 5,000 MPH—from a boat.
A group of French scientists has developed a method of shielding cities from the force of an earthquake, and after devastating earthquakes in Chile, the idea is drawing some much-deserved attention. It
Astronomers have increased the size of the observable solar system after spotting a 450-km wide object orbiting the sun. The lump of ice and rock circles the sun at a greater distance than any known object,
I was genuinely bummed when I discovered I couldn't play as a little girl in South Park: The Stick of Truth. I grew up on South Park. I was 9 when the first episode debuted in 1997, and I'd snuggle into
There was once a rumor that Apple would actually use a ring device for input to an Apple television. Neither of those gadgets exist yet, of course, but Ring is a Kickstarter project trying to fund a finger-based
Bringing new meaning to running on fumes For more than a century, air cars have remained a quixotic quest of engineers—an idealistic exercise with little long-term likelihood of entering mass production.
The futuristic cyborg might not be as far off into the future as we think. This week, RoboCop steps back onto the screen. But unlike a cartoonish steel cyborg, the new Officer Alex Murphy is eerily imaginable.
Since its announcement in May 2012, the Mars One project hasn't had an easy ride. Critics have questioned all aspects, from the technical feasibility to its funding model. But recent developments from
"Becoming More Visible" is a groundbreaking film that hopes to elevate and generate awareness about the realities plaguing homeless transgender youth. The project, conceptualized by Pamela French and Josh